Sign up for a free 30 day trial, find out more
Connell C - LB Mar 2022
Essential reading for the healthcare business

Category: Uncategorized

News

Clerkenwell Health raises pre-seed funds and plans to open research facility

London-based psychedelic clinical research start-up is planning a seed funding round and has raised more ...
1 week
Uncategorized
News

B-Flexion exits Affidea to GBL

Belgian investment firm Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL) has bought Affidea, a Pan-European provider of diagnostic ...
4 weeks
Uncategorized
News

G Square closes €500m continuation fund vehicle

G Square Healthcare Private Equity has closed a €500m continuation fund vehicle in connection with ...
1 month
Uncategorized
News

Video launched to promote private healthcare

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network has launched a short video on YouTube to help patients ...
2 months
Uncategorized
News

Independent sector trains thousands of NHS junior doctors

More than 4,000 NHS junior doctors have undertaken their training in independent healthcare providers since ...
2 months
Uncategorized
News

Exclusive: Voyage Care picks Rothschild to advise on exit process

HealthInvestor UK has learnt that the UK's largest provider of specialist care, Voyage Care, is ...
4 months
Social care
News

New private hospital opens in Scotland

A new £5 million private hospital has opened in Livingstone, Scotland. It will be operated ...
5 months
Clinical services
News

Health software rival buys Swiftqueue

Global healthcare software specialist Dedalus Group has fully acquired health appointment and scheduling provider Swiftqueue.
6 months
M&A
News

Graphnet acquires patient monitoring specialist Docobo

Integrated care record software provider Graphnet Health has bought remote patient monitoring specialist Docobo.
6 months
Deals
News

Ostomy firm Trio Healthcare expands to US

Ostomy company Trio Healthcare, based in Skipton and Knutsford, has opened its first US office ...
6 months
Uncategorized
News

CQC’s chief inspector of hospitals Baker to retire

The Care Quality Commission has announced that its chief inspector of hospitals Ted Baker is ...
8 months
Uncategorized
News

Doccla raises £2.4m investment for virtual hospital wards

London-based healthtech start-up Doccla has secured £2.4 million in an oversubscribed seed round, led by ...
8 months
Uncategorized
News

LifeWorks acquires mental health and wellbeing provider, Ascender

London-based LifeWorks, a provider of digital and in-person total wellbeing services, has acquired Ascender, a ...
8 months
Uncategorized
News

ArchiMed closes third fund at €650m hard cap

Private equity healthcare firm ArchiMed has closed its small cap-focused MED III fund on its ...
9 months
Uncategorized
News

Healthcare investor GHO Capital closes fund with more than €2bn of capital

London-based private equity firm GHO Capital, which invests in global healthcare, has closed its third ...
10 months
Uncategorized
News

Livingbridge invests in wheelchair services provider AJM Healthcare

London-based mid-market private equity firm Livingbridge has invested in AJM Healthcare, which provides services for ...
10 months
Uncategorized
News

The MCG Group acquires nursing and care worker agency StaffAid

Watford-based recruitment agency The MCG Group has acquired StaffAid, a specialist agency providing nurses and ...
12 months
Uncategorized
News

Organon launches as new women’s health company

Global healthcare company Organon today stated it has launched with a singular vision – “to ...
12 months
Uncategorized
News

Ramsay Health Care offers to buy Spire Healthcare Group

The boards of Ramsay Health Care and Spire Healthcare Group today announced they have agreed ...
12 months
Uncategorized
News

Healthcare at Home placed into special measures

Pharmaceutical supplier Healthcare at Home has been placed into special measures by the Care Quality ...
1 year
Uncategorized
News

Clayton, Dubilier & Rice offers to buy UDG Healthcare

A subsidiary of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice looks set to acquire Dublin-based health services group ...
1 year
M&A
News

Vocare to take NHS 111 calls

Vocare, part of healthcare company Totally’s Urgent Care division, has been awarded a contract to ...
1 year
Uncategorized
News

LDC Care Homes’ leasehold portfolio moved to new operators

Real estate property company LDC Care Homes has moved its portfolio from Four Seasons Health ...
1 year
Uncategorized
News

Vocare wins two 12-month contract extensions

Urgent care services company Vocare has won two 12-month contract extensions worth around £16.8 million.
1 year
Acute care
News

Neurent Medical raises $25m in Series B Funding

Neurent Medical, a company pioneering treatments for chronic inflammatory sino-nasal diseases, has raised $25 million ...
1 year
Primary care
News

App founded by NHS surgeon secures £1m seed investment

MediShout, an app for front line hospital staff to resolve facilities and equipment issues, has ...
1 year
Secondary care
News

Start Codon closes new £15m venture for life science innovation

Start Codon, a life science and healthcare business accelerator based in Cambridge, today announced it ...
1 year
Clinical services
News

Merit launches health division

Engineering and construction firm Merit has launched a new healthcare division which it states will ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Covid-19 drug to be trialled in care homes

Researchers at the University of Oxford are starting a new study to explore the effectiveness ...
2 years
Sector
News

Starmer slams government on social care

Labour leader Keir Starmer has hit out at the government for failing to address the ...
2 years
Politics & policy
News

Scheinberg Relief Fund donates £500,000 to Care Workers’ Charity

The Scheinberg Relief Fund has donated £500,000 to the Care Workers’ Charity Emergency Coronavirus Fund. ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Care home market set to recover from pandemic within three years

Care home occupancy in England will recover to nearly 90% between October 2022 and September ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Government denies “chaotic” PPE supply by private contractor

The government has hit back at media claims that the distribution of the national stockpile of PPE ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Most employees worried about return to work

Nearly three quarters of employees do not feel comfortable returning to work unless social distancing ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Call for Covid-19 risk calculator to identify vulnerable workers

Business academics are calling for the creation of a Covid-19 Risk Calculator to inform employers ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Care home deaths on the decrease

Care home deaths have dropped in the last week, but the number of residents dying ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Sunak extends furlough scheme for four months

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has extended the government’s job protection scheme in full for a further four months. ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

TDSi launches Track and Trace security module

Poole-based Integrated security manufacturer TDSi has launched a new free Track and Trace module for ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Inspired Villages secures further planning on two developments

Inspired Villages, Legal & General’s later living business, has secured two further planning permissions, bringing ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Cybercriminals and rogue states target healthcare organisations in wake of Covid-19

Healthcare organisations in the UK and US have been warned of growing cybersecurity threats emerging ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Churchlake Group buys three care homes

Churchlake Care is to acquire three care homes, via a a £4m loan facilitated by ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

HC-One warns it may not survive Covid-19 impact

The directors of one of the UK’s largest care home operators have warned that the ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Mayo Clinic in London to offer UK SARS-CoV-2 antibody testing

Mayo Clinic Healthcare is to offer a serology test in the UK to identify whether ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Government to increase nursing care weekly rate

The government has announced that the NHS-funded nursing care standard weekly rate per person in ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Care home deaths in England to be included in daily government updates

The Office for National Statistics (ONS)and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will issue a daily ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Private hospital executives face pay cap under NHS deal

Private hospital senior executives have had their pay capped under the deal with the NHS ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

The Belvedere Private Hospital rated inadequate

  The Care Quality Commission has rated The Belvedere Private Hospital in the London borough ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Rausing Trust donates £250,000 to Care Workers Charity

The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust have donated  £250,000 to the Care Workers Charity Emergency ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS to scale back Covid-19 response as nearly half of acute beds stand empty

The NHS in England is to scale back its capacity to treat patients with Covid-19 ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS patient satisfaction improves during Covid-19 outbreak

Satisfaction with NHS services has jumped to more than 90% positive this April despite the ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Kingsley Healthcare providing 200 meals a day for NHS staff

Care home provider Kingsley Healthcare is to supply 200 freshly-cooked meals a day to James ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Zava to offer Covid-19 direct-to-consumer testing service

Zava, the digital doctor service, is set to start offering a Covid-19 testing service direct ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Spire takes over NHS chemotherapy service

Private hospital provider Spire Healthcare has taken over chemotherapy services in Norwich from the NHS ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Tunstall launches tech solutions in bid to address Covid-19 home care pressures

Tunstall Healthcare says it has developed three tech solutions to respond to the current COVID-19 ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

HC-One reports widespread Covid-19 infections

Care home operator HC-One said that as of Monday there had been 311 deaths from ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Healthcare 21 Group acquires Cardio Solutions UK

Healthcare 21 Group, backed by H2 Equity Partners, has acquired Cardio Solutions UK. Cardio Solutions ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Vodafone and Imperial College London partner for new Covid-19 research

The Vodafone Foundation and scientists at Imperial College London have partnered to support the Corona-AI ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Triple Point Investment Management increases its financial support for the NHS

Triple Point Investment Management has increased the financial support it provides to the NHS, to ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Chiesi Farmaceutici supports UK and Italy amid Covid-19

Chiesi Farmaceutici (Chiesi), a research-focused healthcare group, is to provide unrestricted grants worth more than ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Retirement Villages Group offers vacant facilities to NHS staff

Retirement Villages Group (RVG) has offered its vacant facilities to NHS staff to support them ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Patchwork.Health and Truu partner to help NHS amid Covid-19 pandemic

Doctor-led healthtech company Patchwork.Health and digital passports provider Truu have partnered to help the deployment ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

BlueKit Medical boosts supply of PPE to NHS staff

BlueKit Medical is increasing its supplies of personal protection equipment (PPE) to the NHS with ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Bupa pledges to refund customers in response to Covid-19

Bupa has promised to give rebates to customers who have had to make payments to ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Government must not overpromise on Covid-19 testing says Unison

The government’s Covid-19 testing targets are welcome, but it must not overpromise, according to Unison ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Government questioned on Covid-19 testing targets

The government is under pressure from the opposition and others to explain how it will ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS Nightingale hospital to open today

The NHS Nightingale hospital, located at the ExCeL conference centre in London, is to be ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS Property Services insources facility management services to cut costs

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has begun to insource facility management services to reduce costs and ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Coventry University offers facilities to NHS amid Covid-19

Coventry University has reopened its Alison Gingell building in Warwickshire to help the NHS train ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Spire Healthcare’s lenders agree to waive scheduled covenant testing

Spire Healthcare’s lenders have agreed to waive the covenant testing required under the company’s senior ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Care home deaths not always recorded in Covid-19 European death toll

Throughout Europe, hospital deaths are being recorded in the daily toll of Covid-19, however many ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Government promises won’t protect people from Covid-19 claims union

Promises of personal protective equipment (PPE) alone won’t keep NHS, care, police and other essential ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Check4Cancer launches new breast clinic for younger patients

Check4Cancer’s chief medical officer, Gordon Wishart, has launched the OneStop Breast Clinic, a private clinic ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Gilde Healthcare raises $450m venture and growth capital fund

Gilde Healthcare has closed its Gilde Healthcare V fund, a $450 million venture and growth ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

UK government April borrowing to increase five-fold amid Covid-19 crisis

The UK is preparing to issue £45 billion of new government debt in April to ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

New Oxford survey to study mental health of children amid Covid-19 outbreak

A new research survey, launched at the University of Oxford, is to track children and ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Medbelle to provide cost price Covid-19 in-home tests

London and Berlin-based start-up Medbelle is offering private Covod-19 test kits at cost price – ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

UK economy set to contract by 15%

The UK economy is about to suffer the steepest slump in economic activity since records ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS staff to get free digital health apps for anxiety and insomnia

All NHS staff will be provided with free access to mental health apps as part ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Strictest measures vital to avoid Covid-19 overwhelming global health services, say researchers

New analysis from leading epidemiologists shows that broad mitigation strategies could halve global deaths from ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Johnson tests positive for Covid-19

The Prime Minister Boris Johnson minutes ago has announced that he has tested positive for ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Health secretary tests positive

Barely an hour after it was announced that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Headspace provides free subscriptions to NHS workers

Headspace is to provide free subscriptions to all NHS workers in response to the Covid-19 ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

US surpasses China’s number of reported Covid-19 cases

The US now has more confirmed cases of Covid-19 than any other country, with more ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

English hospitals will run out of critical care beds if Covid-19 severely escalates

Hospitals in England will run short of critical care beds for Covid-19 patients within the ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Coronavirus test unlikely to be available within days

A test to see whether someone has already had coronavirus is being developed but will ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Hundreds of GPs sign up to help 111 NHS phone service

Hundreds of GPs across the country volunteered overnight to take the pressure off the NHS ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Private Harley Street Clinic defends decision to sell Covid-19 testing kits

The Private Harley Street Clinic in London has defended its decision to sell coronavirus testing ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Sirma gives diabetics free access to app amid Covid-19 outbreak

Sirma is opening up all of its Diabetes:M’s ‘Premium’ functionality for free until 16 June ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

LIVI launches new web platform for video consultations

LIVI the UK arm of European digital healthcare provider KRY, has launched LIVI Connect, a ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

First patients enrolled in new Covid-19 clinical trial

Researchers from the University of Oxford have launched a new clinical trial to test the ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Diesse developing blood test for Covid-19 detection

ArchiMed portfolio company Diesse, based in Italy, is developing a blood test for Covid-19 detection ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Recession “of a scale not seen in modern history” likely as Covid-19 ravages UK economy

The Covid-19 pandemic is causing the UK economy to shrink at a rate unseen for ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Hospitals launch app to help tackle Covid-19

Researchers at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ hospitals, in collaboration with the ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS Professionals launches rapid response service amid Covid-19

NHS Professionals, which supplies temporary staff to the NHS, has launched Covid-19 Rapid Response, a ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

BMI and Circle Health partnership offers NHS support to fight coronavirus

BMI Healthcare and Circle Health have agreed a formal partnership with NHS England to support ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Government to open new hospital at Excel London amid Covid-19 outbreak

The government opening a temporary hospital at the Excel Centre in East London in response ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Student nurses need proper support amid coronavirus pandemic

Many student nurses want to make their skills available during the coronavirus pandemic, but they ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

NHS signs “major deal” with independent hospitals to fight coronavirus

The NHS has signed a “major deal” with independent hospitals to ensure more beds, ventilators ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Oxford and King’s developing prototype for rapidly deployable ventilator

An interdisciplinary team of engineers and medics from the University of Oxford and King’s College ...
2 years
Uncategorized
News

Medovate launches new endoscopic surgical device

Medical device company Medovate has secured the exclusive rights to bring to market an endoscopic ...
2 years
Uncategorized

Partners